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Punjab hospitals barred from referring patients to private labs
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday barred state medical institutes and government colleges from referring patients to private laboratories and diagnostic centres which fleece them.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 7:31:20 PM

Congress denies book on its history demeans Sanjay Gandhi
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday denied reports that a new book on its 125-year history blames the excesses during the Emergency on its late leader Sanjay Gandhi, saying then prime minister Indira Gandhi had herself expressed regret over some actions taken during the period.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 7:13:58 PM

Gujjars agree to talks but stir reaches Delhi
Bayana (Rajasthan)/New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Gujjar community Wednesday prepared to hold talks with the Rajasthan government while its 10-day agitation for five percent reservation in government jobs continued to hit rail services in parts of the state and even spilled over to the national capital and Greater Noida.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 7:08:33 PM

Amendments aimed at restructuring Prasar Bharati Act: Soni
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Wednesday said that proposed amendments in the Prasar Bharati Act are aimed at reconstructing the public broadcasting system.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 6:47:59 PM

Jaitapur n-plant site issue being politicised, says Ramesh
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said that the issue of setting up a nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra is being 'politicised' by opposition parties, unhappy over the 'success' of the India-US nuclear deal, and ruled out a review of the green nod for the project site.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 6:21:46 PM

Buddhadeb hits back at 'far from impartial' Chidambaram
Kolkata, Dec 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has strongly objected to union Home Minister P. Chidamabaram's use of a 'nasty' word to describe Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) workers and attacked the Trinamool Congress for organising meetings with Maoist outfits.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 6:10:21 PM

Gujjars agree to talks to end stir
Bayana (Rajasthan), Dec 29 (IANS) The Gujjar community, agitating for over a week for five percent reservation in government jobs in Rajasthan, Wednesday agreed to hold talks with government representatives.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 5:58:22 PM

Money laundering, tax evasion open in Karnataka, says Bhardwaj
Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) Money laundering and tax evasion take place openly in Karnataka, Governor H.R. Bhardwaj said Wednesday, a day after the Congress urged him to sack mining barons Reddy brothers from the ministry for alleged income tax fraud.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 5:57:16 PM

Congress escaping by blaming individual for Emergency: BJP
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Congress is not owning up to the Emergency excesses and is trying to blame an individual for this, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday and faulted its portrayal, in a book brought out to mark the party's 125 years, of the anti-government struggle under Jayaprakash Narayan in the 1970s.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 5:27:20 PM

Unease in Andhra ahead of Srikrishna panel report
Hyderabad, Dec 29 (IANS) There is unease, anxiety and suspense as Andhra Pradesh awaits the Srikrishna Committee's report on the demand for separate statehood to Telangana region.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 5:24:00 PM

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